Orem is a city located within Utah, United States.
The character of Orem is exemplified by its calm atmosphere. This city is reasonably quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - however some areas can be quite noisy, especially closer to one of the railway lines or Interstate 15. Finally, public green spaces, such as Uinta National Forest and Scera Park, are very well-situated and there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to enjoy, making them easy to get to.
About 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Orem, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This city also has quite a good selection of housing size options - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly two thirds of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder. The median year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1985.
Property owners in Orem will be pleased to learn that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. With respect to education, residents will appreciate that no matter where their house is situated in Orem, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
A car is a very good means of transportation in this city. It is very easy to access a parking spot, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 15, from any location in Orem. However, Orem is not very transit friendly. Nevertheless, residents are served by the Orem Central Station with access to the Frontrunner. The city is connected by around 10 bus lines, and bus stops are commonly close by. Orem is not especially well-suited for walking because few daily needs can be met on foot.